Planning 9.x to 10 Upgrades

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Planning 9.x to 10 Upgrades

  1. 1. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved.DOMOREA C E 2 0 1 3
  2. 2. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved.A C E 2 0 1 3Planning 9.x to 10 UpgradesGet insight on considerations andoptions for preparation and planning
  3. 3. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 3Are you runningAras Innovator 9.3or above today?First Things First
  4. 4. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 4Agenda Review of the existing upgrade process Technology overview for Version 10 Challenges Upgrade process for Version 10 How to get started
  5. 5. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 5Subscriber Upgrade Process1. Subscriber submits upgrade request to Aras Support2. Aras Support creates a preliminary schedule3. Subscriber submits upgrade materials and databaseto Aras Support4. Aras kicks off the Upgrade Project5. Subscriber freezes customizations in production,end users continue working normally6. Aras performs the upgrade and tests the results7. Three cycles of customer testing / bug fixing8. Production cutover
  6. 6. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 6Typical 9.x to 9.x Upgrade 4-5 week duration, including three test passes All custom scripting must be frozen at the beginning Subscriber stays live on old release until cutover day
  7. 7. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 7Aras Innovator Version 10 Client modernization based on HTML5 technology Support for Mac OS X and Firefox browsers Look & Feel consistent with previous versions Replaces .NET controls with Dojo-based controls
  8. 8. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 810 Technology Details Direct port of existing client All HTML, CSS and Javascript modified to support multiplebrowsers and client operating systems .NET controls for grids, trees, menus, etc. replacedwith Dojo-based equivalents Dojo control library mapped well with Aras library Existing APIs retained wherever possible New features and APIs built into Dojo controls Small browser plugin required Needed for access to the file system Public Client API will be provided
  9. 9. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 9Platform SupportBrowser Client Server Database9.410.0
  10. 10. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 10Upgrade Challenges IE-specific HTML, Javascript and CSS in customsolutions Direct access to the XML DOM Commonly used methods like SelectSingleNode() andSelectNodes() are IE-only Replacements provided for commonly used methods Frame Navigation Frames eliminated from client for Version 10 Navigation using frame collections (e.g.top.document.frames[2]) will not work APIs provided to replace this style of navigation
  11. 11. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 11Upgrade Process for V10 Subscribers must get to 9.4 or above before movingto 10 with Upgrade Services Browser and client OS combinations must bedocumented Otherwise , the process is exactly the same as before Aras performs the upgrade as part of the subscription Subscriber is responsible for test cases and acceptancetesting Total project duration is expected to increase slightly By approximately 1 week more
  12. 12. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 12Getting Started Aras Innovator 10.0 is targeted for September, 2013 BETA2 available now to subscribers and partners Make sure your IT infrastructure is ready Older operating system and browser versions no longersupported Know which combinations you want to support Start testing your solutions Import existing packages to test Replace IE-specific code where possible Comment any code that cannot yet be converted Schedule your upgrade early
  13. 13. aras.comCopyright © 2013 Aras. All Rights Reserved.DOMOREA C E 2 0 1 3

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